web server in Samba4

James Peach jpeach at sgi.com
Tue May 31 23:05:14 GMT 2005

On Sun, May 29, 2005 at 01:18:24PM +1000, Andrew Tridgell wrote:
> Support for web administration in Samba4 is starting to take shape, so
> I thought it might be worthwhile to outline some design decisions here
> in case anyone has any comments.
> The main aims are:
>   - create a web administration interface that is good enough that
>     everyone wants to use it. It should not just be an interface for
>     inexperienced admins, it should be something that everyone
>     (including team members) finds the best way of working with the
>     server.
>   - make sure it is trivial to use, while being secure.
>   - provide a much richer interface than the Samba3 SWAT tool. It
>     should be more like the typical 'NAS' interfaces that vendors tend
>     to wrap around Samba, with admin and monitoring interfaces.

What's your thinking WRT monitoring interfaces? Will there be a general
performance/state monitoring infrastructure in Samba4?

James Peach | jpeach at sgi.com | SGI Australian Software Group
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